Student Administration Officer - School of Dentistry

University of Queensland
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$77,396 - $86,029
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • School of Dentistry

  • Play an important role in supporting efficient operations for student and academic administration

  • Ideal for organised, detail-orientated candidates

  • Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers

  • Based at the centrally located Herston campus, directly across from the Herston bus station

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a motivated, energetic, and organised Student and Academic Administration Officer in the School of Dentistry. You will be responsible for completing a diverse range of administrative processing tasks and providing customer service to students and staff.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Being point of contact for students and providing informed advice, referring to UQ policies and procedures, guidelines and relevant legislation

  • Processing applications and documentation for students

  • Updating academic course profiles and Blackboard sites

  • Producing exam papers, and grade uploads and amendments

  • Assisting with the review of procedures and processes

  • Reviewing accuracy of information available in University databases

  • This is a part-time (50%), fixed-term position through to 31 December 2024.

    At HEW level 5, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,396 - $86,029, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $90,553 - $100,654 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant area or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training.

  • A sound understanding of administrative processes relevant to student and academic administration, or the ability to rapidly gain such knowledge.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy in written work.

  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and to work independently and autonomously.

  • High level written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively within the team and across other organisational units.

  • A strong orientation to the provision of a high level of customer service.

  • An empathy with and ability to communicate with students, including those from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Experience in a tertiary education institution or other large organisation in an area related to student administration would be highly regarded.

  • Knowledge of University student computer systems and packages e.g. Microsoft office, SI-net, Business Objects, InPlace and the use of CRM systems would be desirable.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Annabella McHugh at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Tuesday 21st May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-38310).

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